Recent Performances

Recent Performances

USC Pacific Asia Museum of Pasadena
October 2022, NEA grant award performance event, American Dreams/Asian Nightmares

Garrison Theater, Scripps Performing Arts Center
October 2022, NEA grant award performance event, American Dreams/Asian Nightmares

El Pueblo de Los Angeles Historical Monument
October 2021, UCLA Chancellor‟s Arts Initiative award performance event, Chinatown Elegy

Scripps College Bowling Green Lawn
October 2021, Holmes Performing Arts Fund grant performance event, Chinatown Elegy

Guest faculty, University of Belize, BLZ
January 2020, Mei Duo performances and masterclasses

Pico House Atrium (inside the oldest standing building in downtown Los Angeles)
October 2019, multimedia event co-sponsored by the Kellogg Foundation Truth, Racial Healing &
Transformation program and the Chinese American Museum of LA, Remembering the 1871 LA
Chinatown Massacre

Commune di Pisciotta, Cilento Coast (Italy), Citta di Siracusa (Sicily)
July 2018, Mei Duo chamber music performance

Guest faculty, Ningxia University, Yinchuan; Baotou Teacher’s College, Mongolia; Xiamen
University PRC
June-July 2017, Chamber Music Recitals, 20th/21st century American art music and masterclasses

Guest faculty, University of Otago, Dunedin; Victoria University, Wellington, New Zealand
April 2017, Mei Duo Recitals USA Chamber Music, lectures and masterclasses

Guest faculty, South African College of Music, University of Cape Town, South Africa
March 2017, Solo piano recital, “Popular Music influences on American Classical Music”, masterclass and

Guest faculty, Ningxia University, Yinchuan; University of Inner Mongolia, Baotou; Xiamen
University, PRC
June 2016, Mei Duo Recital “The Romantics” and lectures

Guest faculty, University of Crete; University of Makedonia; Greek Society of Music Educators;
Ionian University, Crete and Greece
May 2016, Mei Duo Recitals, USA music for piano and violin and lectures

Yale-NUS College, Singapore
March 17, 2015 Solo Recital of American Piano Music, interview with the artist

Yong Siew Toh Music Conservatory, Singapore
March 18, 2015 Solo piano recital, “Enter the Romantics”

Guest faculty, IITGN Gandhinagar, Ahmedabad India
January 8, 2015 Mei Duo Concert of American Music
January 13, 2015 A Survey of Jazz through Blues

Veritas University, San Jose, Costa Rica
October 21, 2014 Mei Duo concert of Piano and Violin Music from the USA

Guest artist professor, Universidad de las Américas Puebla, UDLAP MX
April 7, 2014 Chamber Music of the Americas, North and South (with guest artist Juan
Hermida, cellist)

Guest artist piano performance, 20th Anniversary of Hungarian Fulbright Commission by
invitation of American Embassy, Budapest, Hungary
May 11, 2012 Piano solo performance of Gershwin and Liszt

El Teatro Principal, Puebla, MX
March 17, 2012 Mei Duo concert featuring Music by American Composers

Domestic performances include appearances in

  • Ukraine benefit event of poetry and music, Lyman Hall, Pomona College
  • LANSUM International Music Festival, Zipper Hall, the Colburn School of Music, LA
  • LANSUM International Festival, Grace T. Black Auditorium, El Monte
  • LANSUM International Music Festival, Broad Center Performance Space, Pitzer College
  • Scripps Faculty Recital, Garrison Theater, Scripps College Performing Arts Center
  • Barnard College, Philosophy Hall, Department of Music at Columbia University
  • Concert Hall, Mannes College of Music, The New School
  • Friday Noon Concert Series, Balch Auditorium, Scripps College
  • Shinkoskey Noon Concert Series, Mondavi Center, UC Davis
  • EVC Auditorium, Davis CA
  • HAIYAN/YOLANDA Benefit Concert, raised over $3250.00 to donate to Gawad Kalinga, Philipino
    recovery program, Garrison Theater
  • Family Weekend Concert, Garrison Theater
  • Marina Miner Cook Athenaeum, Claremont McKenna College

2022       Panelist for Diversity Summit “Sundown Towns” by invitation, American Planning
Association California conference, Disney Marriot Anaheim
2020       Public lecture, “Why Learn Music?” George Price Center, University of Belize
2019        Invited to deliver paper at the Twentieth International Conference on Diversity in
Organizations, Communities & Nations at University of Milan IT 2020
2018        Featured presentation at the 20th International Conference on Refugees and Human
Rights in San Francisco — “Assessing How Liberal Arts Colleges Can Teach
Undergraduate Students about Key Issues in Migration, Immigration, and Human Rights”
2018        Guest lecturer, “Jazzlines: Music, Poetry and the visual arts”; “Examining the Black
American Dream”; Poetry and Paintings of the Harlem Renaissance”, University of Essex, UK
2017        Public lectures, “The Soul of Blues: Jazz through Rock „n‟ Roll”; “The Musical Art of Billie
Holiday”, University of Otago, Dunedin / Victoria University, Wellington, New Zealand
2017        Public lecture, “American Piano Music from Gottschalk through Ives”, South African
College of Music, University of Cape Town, SA
2016        Pubic lectures, “Jazz Poetry and Music”; “Survey of USA Piano Music: Heinrich, Beach,
MacDowell, Gershwin, Copland, Barber Bernstein”, University of Crete / University of
Makedonia / Greek Society of Music Educators / Ionian University, Greece
2016        Public Lecture presentations, “Jazz Beginnings: New Orleans and Beyond” and
“Survey of American Art Music”, University of Coimbra, Portugal
2015        Lecture, “Popular Influences in American Art Music”, Yale-NUS, Singapore
2015        Public Lecture presentations, “The Black American Dream: Memories of the Harlem
Renaissance” and “Jazzlines: Blues Poetry by Langston Hughes and Sterling Brown”,
University of São Paulo, Brazil
Media appearances:
2022       Interviewed in The China History podcast Episode. 297, “Austro-German Jewish
Musicians in Wartime Shanghai”
2021        lecture, Indian Women Making History in Mauritius,” Indo-Caribbean Cultural Centre (ICC)
& Ameena Gafoor Institute (AGI), Trinidad & Tobago      mauritius/848543619379722/
2021        lecture, “Roots of Anti-Asian American Violence: The Past as Present,” with Kim Tran, and
Professor Jang Wook Huh at University of Washington, Harvard Club of Seattle
2021        lecture, “Roots of Anti-Asian American Violence,” with Dr. Jason Koh, Faculty at
University of Chicago, Harvard Club of Chicago
2021        broadcast — Podcast Interview: Jan 8th, 2021 on “In Tune,” a podcast about music and
mental health Hamwe Festival of University of Global Health Equity, Rwanda
2021        Guest distinguished panelist, Berklee College of Music American Roots Music Program: “Billie
Holiday Birthday Symposium”
2021        Beethoven Piano Sonata 0p. 109 feature page posted on Serenade, the premier classical
music site in India
2021        Featured speaker in Academic Minute, “Tradition and Environmentalism in Bali: An
Interdisciplinary Perspective,”
The Academic Minute and Inside Higher Ed
2020       Produced Claremont Colleges Webinar: “How the Covid 19 Anti-Asian politics is impacting
the fall elections” on Wednesday October 21, 4 pm PST
Webinar Link:
* US Congressional Representative Judy Chu of the 27th District of California, Keynote Speaker;
Professors Janelle Wong of the University of Maryland and Thomas Kim of Scripps College as
speaker and moderator respectively
2014 PBS documentary, “Healed: Music, Medicine and Life with MS” *This film has been now been broadcast over 500 times by nearly
200 PBS-TV stations